Release Date: March 28, 2017 Platforms: Play Station 4 To call the "Persona" series a "cult classic" would be to undersell the seriousness of its fandom.The folks that love "Persona" love it with a depth and loyalty most human beings will never understand.It's also the first major entry in the series to move from third-person to first-person, in addition to being playable in entirety using the Play Station VR headset with Play Station 4.Release Date: January 24, 2017 Platforms: Xbox One, Play Station 4, PC "For Honor" is a brand-new game from a major studio — Ubisoft Montreal, the "Assassin's Creed" folks — that takes thousands of years of human history and blends it into a fantastical slurry. That's the gist of "For Honor," which arrives just in time to pit you and your Valentine against each other.Keep an eye out for "Night in the Woods." Release Date: February 2017 Platforms: Play Station 4, PC, Mac "The Legend of Zelda" series is on an amazing run, with nearly 20 titles under its belt and another headed to Nintendo's new Switch console in 2017.This one looks to be the prettiest yet, to say nothing of the sprawling open-world environment.Whether we like it or not, 2017 is already roaring ahead at full steam.And with the ever-present passage of time comes a bounty of brand-new video games.
Release Date: January 20, 2017 Platforms: Play Station 4 The latest main series entry in the long-running "Resident Evil" franchise is a bit of a reboot.Imagine battling as a viking warrior against a Japanese samurai! Release Date: February 14, 2017 Platforms: Xbox One, Play Station 4, PC of the "Halo" series is loved by a fraction of that overall fanbase, and it's games like "Halo Wars" that help keep that dedicated fanbase loyal.If you love the tales of Master Chief and The Covenant in the first-person shooter series, chances are you'll enjoy the tactical gameplay of the "Halo Wars" series.Also, she's a cat and everyone in the town is some type of speaking animal.This isn't a game about interactivity as systems to master, but a game about exploration and storytelling — it's also critically lauded ahead of its release.